MBA General Management Full-Time – Networking Opportunities

We understand that the network of classmates and industry contacts established during your MBA program are important assets. Therefore, a variety of MBA Networking Events has been created. Furthermore, MBS pays very close attention to putting together a diverse yet cohesive MBA class, aiming to create the best possible opportunities in terms of networking potential and mutual enrichment.

Your MBA Class

The MBA classes at Munich Business School are highly diverse in all aspects. Please find below the example of our 2014-2015 intake:

MBA studieren munich mbs

Number of students:

11

Average age:

30 years

Male / Female:

25% / 75%

International / German:

75% / 25%

Work experience:

8 years on average

Academic background:


25% Engineering/IT
25% Business
50% other

 

 

MBA Networking Events

During your studies, you may participate in a high number of networking and other events, e.g., guest lectures, alumni career events, career days, or semester opening parties. In addition, MBS organizes “Dine & Discuss” twice a year. This event series has been designed particularly for MBA students and alumni and focuses on current topics from the business world. Please find below a selection of previous "Dine & Discuss" events:

In a complex world that is changing at a faster pace every day security risks for companies have been changing. Today’s threats do not come only from physical risks, but largely from the digital side.

At this MBS Dine & Discuss event, the future of security will by analyzed from different angles.

We proudly present the following guest speakers:

Alexander Zippel, M.Sc., CPP, Security Governance Deutsche Post DHL
Topic: Corporate Security Challenges and Future Trends

Oliver Lehmeyer, Founder/CEO CYBER RISK AGENCY GmbH
Topic: Managing Cyber Risks

This is yet another great opportunity for Munich Business School MBA Students and alumni to hear expert views on this highly topical subject, interchange ideas, and network. MBS Dine & Discuss is a networking event hosted by Prof. Dr. Marc-Michael Bergfeld.

The global competitive environment keeps getting tougher. Radical technological change happens faster and faster, and new business models threaten the existence of established companies almost on a daily basis.

Therefore, how to innovate successfully in intelligent ways becomes a crucial question for survival. So what is the future of smart innovation? And how is this done in industries where disruption is a constant reality?

We proudly present the following guest speakers and MBS Alumni:

  • Dr. Martin Lerch – The Future of Innovation Management
    Senior Consultant Strategy and Transformation Scheer Management GmbH

  • Manfred Artmeier – Innovation in the Payment Industry
    Vice President Commercial Affairs Boku Inc.

The speakers are distinguished experts in their respective fields. They will reflect upon the current status and provide some insights into the future of innovation.

This is yet another great opportunity for Munich Business School MBA Students and alumni to hear expert views on this highly topical subject, interchange ideas, and network. MBS Dine & Discuss is a networking event hosted by Prof. Dr. Marc-Michael Bergfeld.

Predictions of global consulting firms suggest that not only the competition for, but also the efficient management of talent will decide about success and failure of organizations in the future.

How can companies find the best talents, and what are their demands? How do companies have to change to attract the brightest of them?

We proudly present the following guest speakers:

  • Martin Franssen
    CEO Interim Excellence GmbH

  • Marcel Rasche
    CYO (Chief Generation Y Officer) Consulting cum laude, Amsterdam

The speakers are distinguished experts in their respective fields. They will reflect upon the current status and provide some insights into the future of talent.

This is yet another great opportunity for Munich Business School MBA Students to hear expert views on this highly topical subject, interchange ideas, and network. Dine & Discuss is a networking event hosted by Prof. Dr. Marc-Michael Bergfeld.

The bookstores are full of guides for it, journalists have examined every aspect of it, and even the German government has recently put work life balance on their agenda. In times when the boundaries between work and leisure time have become increasingly fluid, the urge to leave work at the end of a work day and relax arises. The question is how, as more and more people seem to struggle with doing exactly that.

We proudly present the following speakers on this topic:

  • Sonja von Opel
    Running Expert and Founder AGENTUR FÜR PERSONAL TRAINING
    Fitness, Health, and Sport Rehabilitation Coach
    Marathon personal record: 2.52.00 h

  • Dr. Axel Güpner
    Founder AG Consulting GmbH
    Extensive international experience as Global Head of Human Resources for companies such as  Allianz SE, Dresdner Bank AG, and Wacker Chemie AG
    Coach of the German Olympic Sailing Team  

The speakers are distinguished experts in their respective fields. They will reflect upon the current status and provide some insights into the future of work life-balance.

This is yet another great opportunity for Munich Business School MBA Students to hear expert views on this highly topical subject, interchange ideas, and network. Dine & Discuss is a networking event hosted by Prof. Dr. Marc-Michael Bergfeld.

In a time where digital interaction is omnipresent and mobile devices have entered the core of our lives, our identity and the level of privacy largely depend on technological developments and the question of how transparent our lives and the data generated should be.

We proudly present the following speakers:

  • Dr. Stephan Spitz
    Executive Vice President Engineering Trustonic Group, ManagerTrustonic GmbH

  • Dieter Sommer
    Project Manager IBM Research Zurich

  • Rigo Wenning
    Legal Council W3C – the www-consortium

The speakers are distinguished experts in their respective fields and at the forefront of research, legal aspects, and business. They will reflect upon the current status and provide insights into the future of privacy and identity in a connected world.

This is a great opportunity for Munich Business School MBA Students to hear expert views on this highly topical subject, interchange ideas, and network. Dine & Discuss is a networking event hosted by Prof. Dr. Marc-Michael Bergfeld.